School Age

Students up through eighth grade may choose from age appropriate programs scheduled after school.  Some programs require registration.  Register online by clicking the register link, stop in at the Children’s and Youth Services desk, or call (216) 226-8275, ext. 140.

Brain Recess: For Students in Kindergarten through Eighth Grade

Coloring sheets, puzzles, card games and board games may be sgined out at the Children's and Youth Services desk at the Main Library.

Pen Pal Club: For Students Entering Second through Fifth Grade

Monday, June 12, 2017 through Monday, July 24, 2017 in the Main Library Children’s and Youth Services Department. Make new friends, mystery friends. Visit the Library weekly and write a letter about the theme of the week. Practice your reading and writing skills at the same time! One letter per week will be mailed to your secret friend by the Library, and you will also receive one letter per week from your secret friend. Paper, envelopes and postage are provided by the Library. Celebrate your new friends at a Meet and Greet party at the end of the program.

 


 

 

Jr. Robotics JungleBOT Express

LEGO® WeDo® robots join together with Mowgli from Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book in this two-hour program. Work with a partner to build and program robots based on the misadventures of Mowgli and his jungle family. Registration is required.

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

Main Library Multipurpose Room

For students entering second through fourth grade

Afternoon at the Movies: The Croods

Beat the summer heat with the whole family by taking in a movie on our big, beautiful screen. We’ll see you there!

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 1:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

The Whole Family

Tower Engineering Challenge: For Students Entering Second through Fifth Grade

Registration required. Are you a master builder? We’ve got a job for you! In this exciting engineering program, you will learn about structures and team up with others to build the tallest building possible out of materials provided by the Library.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 3:00pm

Main Library Multipurpose Room

For Students Entering Second through Fifth Grade

The Green Golly Project’s “Green Golly and Her Golden Flute”

Tower-trapped Green Golly (unlike Rapunzel) is so inspired by life she can’t help but make music.

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 3:30pm

Main Library Multipurpose Room

For Children Ages 4 and over

Afternoon at the Movies - The Aristocats

Beat the summer heat with the whole family by taking in a movie on our big, beautiful screen. We’ll see you there!

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 1:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

The Whole Family

Bug Bots

Registration is required. Simple circuitry is so much fun when you create a bug bot. A little wire, a battery, a clothespin and some tape are all it takes to make a bot. Add pipe cleaners and LED lights and your bot becomes a bug in all a bug bot’s glowing goodness.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 3:00pm

Main Library Multipurpose Room

For Students Entering Second through Fifth Grade

Minecraft Explorers

Are you a total blockhead? Have you explored every crevice of the Overworld, the Nether and the End? Created your own amazing architecture? Confronted the Ender Dragon and lived to tell about it?

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 4:30pm

Main Library Multipurpose Room

Students Entering Third through Fifth Grade

Magical Menagerie Jr. Video Game Creation

Registration is required. I spy with my little eye, mermaids, pixies and dragons that fly! Learn how to use Scratch as we make a hunt and click video game based on J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter universe.

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 2:00pm

Madison Branch

For Students Entering First through Third Grade

Afternoon at the Movies: Chicken Little

Beat the summer heat with the whole family by taking in a movie on our big, beautiful screen. We’ll see you there!

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 1:00pm

Main Library Auditorium

The Whole Family

LEGO® Minions

Registration is required. Who is your favorite minion? Kevin? Stuart? Dave? Build a Minion mosaic with Lego®’s Bricks4Kidz® style. Once your minion is done, it will be time to finish with a take home craft to complete.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 3:00pm

Main Library Multipurpose Room

For Students Entering First through Fourth Grade

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